Far Afield: Rare Food Encounters from Around the World by Shane Mitchell

Into the Wild

Read Far Afield: Rare Food Encounters from Around the World Online Free - A vividly photographed culinary travel book featuring profiles of the stewards of the world's traditional foodways--farming, hunting, foraging, and fishing--along with 40 recipes.

Journalist Shane Mitchell and photographer James Fisher have traveled the world on assignment for publications such as Travel + Leisure and Saveur. Along the way, they have encountered fascinating people who are rooted in their culture and landscape, keeping their food traditions vital, such as taro farmers in Hawaii who have never left the islands, fisherman on the Swahili coast, and Icelandic shepherds who still use the techniques of their Viking ancestors. Full of vibrant photography from far-flung locations all over the globe, Far Afield profiles these people, sharing their unique and captivating stories and recipes.

From the Hardcover edition.

Title : Far Afield: Rare Food Encounters from Around the World
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ISBN : 1607749211
Edition Language : English
Format Type : ebook
Number of Pages : 304 pages


Shelby *trains flying monkeys* rated it ★★★★★

November 05, 2016

The author and the photographer for this book have traveled the world on assignments for food and travel publications, they decided to branch off and do a book of their own thing. I'm so glad they did. This book is flipping amazing. (Fair warning: My camera on my phone totally sucks and does these...

Antonia Dobrinova rated it ★★★★★

September 14, 2017

As an avid reader and an avid cook, this book hit the spot perfectly. Gorgeous photographs and fascinating stories from the farthest corners of the world. Wonderful travel/cooking journey.

Ilana rated it ★★★★☆

October 01, 2016

The beautiful photografies, mostly featuring individuals in their specific cultural and geographical environment are added a culinary dimension, at the end of poignant personal histories. My favourite section is representing Uruguay, for the dramatism of the photographies and the interesting reci...

Ms. rated it ★★★★★

November 04, 2016

Oh my God, what a book. Seriously. Exquisite photography and engaging commentary surround a sampling of recipes from the most remote corners of the world. I believe my life will be forever changed by the introduction of Kahawa coffee and pineapple pie. I wasn't expecting such a contemporary persp...

Kristine rated it ★★★★☆

October 03, 2016

Far Afield: Rare Food Encounters from Around the World by Shane Mitchell is a free NetGalley ebook that I read in early October. Mitchell wanders throughout each continent (except the arctics and Australia), kindles a narration with the natives there, presents photos that've been captured with a u...

Rachel rated it ★★★★☆

November 01, 2016

Filled with gorgeous photos of people around the world and their traditional foods, it makes a great coffee table book and conversation piece. I like that it includes some cultures that I wouldn't necessarily be familiar with their normal diet, such as Iceland or Kenya.

Valentina rated it ★★★★☆

October 25, 2016

I received this book for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Thank you! Filled with stunning pictures of breathtaking scenery and authentic people, this book is a real culinary journey all around the world. Not only does the book have many interesting recipes, but we also get a...

Beth rated it ★★★★★

February 06, 2017

Come on this fantastic journey to unknown lands and their tasty foods!! I cannot tell you how much I enjoyed the stories of the lives of the everyday working people of the world written by Shane Mitchell. James Fisher documents these travels and stories so well with his photos. Better yet - it's...

Cathy rated it ★★★★★

January 23, 2017

I won this beautiful book which is a mix of recipes, insights and lovely photographs from different countries around the world, India, Uruguay, Kenya, Mexico, Hawaii, Iceland, Peru, France & Japan, it truly will make you an armchair traveler

David rated it ★★★★★

May 16, 2017

Exquisite ... cookbook readers want to be taken away on an adventure ... Shane Mitchell and photographer, James Fischer do just that! While it's fun to read... where do I find the ingredients?

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